Health and Safety Awareness training course

Course venues and dates

1 day course
In-house course


Irrespective of the business of a company or organisation it has a statutory obligation under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 to organise its operations to ensure the safety, health and welfare at work of its workforce. This one-day Health and Safety awareness course will enable delegates to understand their legal obligations and to ensure the implementation of best practice Health and Safety in the workplace allowing employees to carry out their daily duties in a safe and appropriate manner by promoting a positive health and safety culture.


Course objectives

On completing this Health and Safety Awareness course the participant will:

  • Identify the implications of the Act and other Regulations for employees and employers,
  • Understand the nature of managers and supervisors Health and Safety responsibilities,
  • Implement and promote Health and Safety management best practice,
  • Be aware of basic steps to take to ensure legal compliance.


Course programme

  • Basic knowledge of good Health and Safety principles in the workplace,
  • Understand the benefits of promoting and implementing proper health and safety management in the workplace and the impact on the employees’s health and the company’s business,
  • Demonstrate and promote good ergonomics in the workplace,
  • Basic knowledge of Health and Safety legislation as per Irish and EU law,
  • Help ensure the company’s legal compliance,
  • Understand managers and supervisors responsibilities,
  • Understand employers and employees responsibilities in term of increased obligations for safety, increased powers for the HSA and substantially increased penalties for breaches of the legislation,
  • Identify existing and potential hazards in the workplace and put in place corrective actions,
  • Understand how to minimise risk in the workplace and limit potential accidents,
  • Identify relevant health and safety documentation and understand the procedure to follow in case of an accident.

Legal case studies and interactive individual and group training exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce delegates’ learning. This includes identification of legal requirements specific to each attendee’s organisation.


Who should attend

Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality officers and managers, Safety Representatives and personnel with health and safety responsibilities which includes all managers, directors and line management.

Course brochure: Health & Safety Awareness Training Course


Course contact details

For more information call us now on 087 9678 372 or email us


In-House courses

All our courses are available in-house. We can run in-house courses either at your premises or at a location of your choosing. We also customise our courses according your organisation’s requirements.
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